United Kingdom

Supporting the NHS Vision of Delivering the World’s First Net Zero Health Service

Sodexo Health & Care has achieved level 3 status on NHS’s Evergreen Sustainable Supplier Assessment maturity matrix.   The NHSRead More »


Organisations Report ‘Legislation Lethargy’ with Sustability Reporting

According to a new survey from Mitie, organisations in the United Kingdom feel overwhelmed by the strain of sustainability reporting,Read More »


Decarbonising Buildings in India

As India ramps up efforts to decarbonise its rapidly growing infrastructure of buildings, the Mahindra Group, one of India’s leading industrialRead More »


UK Budget: A Missed Opportunity?

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia in Northern Europe, comments on the UK Chancellor’s Spring Budget. Almost 60Read More »


Deadline Approaching for UK Business Decarbonisation Funding

In January, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) opened applications for Phase 3 of its Industrial Energy TransformationRead More »


Accelerating the Journey to Decarbonisation

Jodie Eaton, CEO of Shell Energy UK, explores the potential of smart technologies and artificial intelligence for businesses navigating theRead More »


Leadec Extends Whole-of-Lifecycle Sustainability Offering for UK Manufacturers

Global supplier of decarbonisation solutions to the industrial sector Leadec has opened a Green Hub in Coventry to support manufacturersRead More »


Sodexo Reports Increase in Meat-free Meals

Eleven per cent of more than 2.7 million meals sold across 285 Sodexo UK and Ireland client sites in 2023Read More »


Mitie’s Decarbonisation Forecasts for 2024

Mitie has launched Net Zero Navigator 2024, its latest research into decarbonisation trends and the measures organisations can implement onRead More »


AI Supporting Decarbonisation of One of the UK’s Largest District Heating Networks

For the first time in the UK, Veolia is using an AI monitoring tool to improve the efficiency of oneRead More »


PSG and InfraVia Invest in Construction Decarbonisation Platform

Helsinki-based One Click LCA has received €40M of investment from PSG Equity and InfraVia Capital Partners to support the developmentRead More »


Autumn Budget Wishlist: Decarb and Increasing the Grid’s Capacity

Ahead of the UK Chancellor’s budget tomorrow, Paul Burnett, managing director of Johnson Controls business Asset+, shares his thoughts onRead More »


UK Businesses Pushing Ahead with Net Zero Targets Despite Government U-turn

The Prime Minister’s controversial move to cut back many of the nation’s net-zero ambitions has received criticism from business leaders,Read More »


The Future of Carbon-neutral Buildings

The construction industry has a significant role to play in reducing carbon emissions, writes Paul Bullard, Product Director at maintenanceRead More »


Gas Boilers: Meeting the UK’s 2050 Net Zero Commitments

Paul Burnett, managing director of Johnsons Controls business Asset+, comments on a National Infrastructure Commission forecast that eight million buildings willRead More »


New Platform Supports ESG by Measuring Decarbonisation Across Property Portfolios

SAUTER and MeteoViva have launched amanteia, a cloud platform that tracks and makes recommendations for decarbonisation of entire real estateRead More »


Comment: UK Decarbonisation Depends on Skills, Technology and the Supply Chain

Following the Prime Minister’s speech on the UK’s net zero commitments, Jeff House, External Affairs & Policy Director at BaxiRead More »


ISS Partners with Watershed to Advance Full-Scope Carbon Reductions

ISS is accelerating its progress towards full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 by implementing enterprise climate platform, Watershed’sRead More »


Kimberly-Clark Launches UK Wind Farm with Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust

Kimberly-Clark is celebrating the official opening of a new onshore wind farm by Màiri McAllan, Member of the Scottish ParliamentRead More »


Wates Supports Decarbonisation with Electric Fleet Investment

Wates is accelerating plans to decarbonise its commercial van fleet with a major investment to replace 45 small diesel supervisorRead More »


Qvantum Continues European Expansion

Award-winning Swedish heat pump company Qvantum has added a Netherlands location to the UK and Germany and appointed a managingRead More »


BDR Thermea Group Strengthens Strategic Partnership with G.I. Holding

Baxi’s parent company BDR Thermea Group is acquiring a 25 per cent stake in G.I. Holding, a market leader inRead More »


Daikin Europe Expands Heat Pump Range

Daikin Europe has added Altherma 3 R MT, a mid-temperature refrigerant split heat pump replacement for fossil fuel boilers, toRead More »


Veolia to Showcase Practical Solutions for Climate Change at UK Event

On 12 September Veolia is hosting a new event to raise awareness of ecological challenges including decarbonisation, depollution and theRead More »


Lloyds Banking Group Lowers Carbon Impact with Ground Source Heat Pump

Mitie has worked with Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), the UK’s largest financial services organisation, to decarbonise the heating of itsRead More »

Best Practice

Best Practices for Navigating Volatile Energy Prices

Jodie Eaton, CEO of Shell Energy UK, says managing consumption effectively and embracing decarbonisation are becoming business-critical requirements. There are thousandsRead More »


Mace Joins DfT STARThree Framework as Prime Supplier

The UK Department for Transport’s (DfT) has appointed Mace to its £600 million STARThree Framework for rail and other transportRead More »


Supporting The AA in Electrifying First Response Vehicles

European EV charging company Mer is assisting The Automobile Association as it decarbonises its business. The AA is switching selectedRead More »


Salix Finance Announces New Chief Executive

Salix Finance has appointed Emma Clancy to succeed Annie Shepperd OBE as its new chief executive with responsibility for overseeing deliveryRead More »


Integrated Facilities Management Contract

Insurance and pensions services provider Phoenix Group has awarded a new contract to Mitie to deliver integrated facilities management (IFM)Read More »

FM Magazine

Decarbonising the UK Energy System: Options for the Industrial Sector

Ulf Nahrath, Shell’s VP of UK Energy Transition and Infrastructure, looks at the options available for decarbonising the industrial sectorRead More »


Wates Joins Newly Formed National Homes Decarbonisation Group

Wates has become one of the first members of the newly formed National Homes Decarbonisation Group (NHDG) in a moveRead More »


Net Zero Week: Reimagining What is Possible

With Net Zero Week underway, David Lloyd, General Manager of Connected Energy Performance at Johnson Controls, says businesses must embrace greaterRead More »


Accelerating SME Furniture Manufacturers to Net Zero

Made Smarter, the UK government-backed programme helping SME manufacturers in the furniture industry adopt technology, has launched a whitepaper on decarbonisation. DecarbonisationRead More »

FM Magazine

Where are Business Energy Costs Heading in 2023?

Jodie Eaton, CEO of Shell Energy UK Limited, explains why efficiency, investment and decarbonisation remain key priorities for businesses nationwideRead More »


University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Awards Decarbonisation Contract

Veolia has been selected to decarbonisation projects at two acute hospitals for the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, oneRead More »


UK Government Hydrogen Boost to Help Kimberly-Clark Towards 100% Green Energy

Three green hydrogen projects which Kimberly-Clark is developing with energy industry partners have won places on the UK Government’s HydrogenRead More »


Mace Plan to Save 10 Million Tonnes of Carbon 

Mace has announced new plans to save 10 million tonnes of carbon associated with buildings and infrastructure it delivers acrossRead More »


Leading the Way with Sustainable Workspaces

Finnish real estate company Antilooppi has launched POOL, the country’s first carbon-neutral workspace network, to meet growing demand for sustainableRead More »


Maritime Knowledge Hub Approved for £4.5 Billion Wirral Waters Development

Plans for a £25 million maritime centre of excellence focused on innovation, engineering, R&D, entrepreneurship and training at the heartRead More »


Carbon Footprint Management from TÜV SÜD

TÜV SÜD UK has launched a Carbon Footprint Management service to help organisations reduce carbon emissions and ultimately become carbonRead More »

FM Magazine

The Power of Proactivity: Meeting the UK’s Future Business Energy Needs

Future business energy needs will be delivered by a wider portfolio of more sustainable, more circular, and more decentralised alternativesRead More »

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Heat Pumps – Just What is UK Government Policy?

Following comments by Lord Callanan in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Mike Foster, Chief Executive of UK energy trade body EnergyRead More »


Scalable Carbon Capture Technology Becomes a Reality

Effective carbon capture will no longer be reserved for large-scale operations in heavy industries, after Ingersoll Rand and Aqualung partneredRead More »

FM Magazine

The Implications of the IETF for Energy Intensive Users

Jodie Eaton, CEO of Shell Energy, considers the grant funding programme for energy intensive sectors introduced by the UK’s IndustrialRead More »


KanAm Grund Group Chooses MeteoViva Smart Building Control System

Institutional real estate fund and asset manager KanAm Grund Group has installed Meteoviva’s smart building control system at the 45-storeyRead More »


Alleima Joins Science Based Targets Initiative

Alleima AB has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) partnership between the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), UN Global Compact,Read More »


Software Identifies Opportunities for Decarbonizing Buildings

Cushman & Wakefield has launched C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool that identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting andRead More »


EIB and Community of Madrid Agree Financing for Line 11 Metro Extension

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Community of Madrid (CAM) have agreed EIB financing of €554 million of financing andRead More »


Veolia Targeting Carbon Savings at Eastbourne District General Hospital

Veolia has been awarded a £27 million energy management contract to upgrade the 459-bed Eastbourne District General Hospital, part ofRead More »


Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targetsRead More »

Net Zero

Driving Innovation in East Birmingham with Digital Twin Modelling

A ‘digital twin’ which can model and test pathways to clean energy and net zero emissions in East Birmingham isRead More »

Net Zero

Accelerating the Race to Net Zero

Johnson Controls has announced a collaboration with 3Degrees which helps organisations around the world achieve renewable energy and decarbonisation goals. TheRead More »


Supporting University Estate Directors with Decarbonisation

SSE Energy Solutions has partnered with The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) in the United Kingdom to informRead More »


New Scope 3 Emissions Guidance for Net Zero Buildings in the UK

New guidance published by the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM sets out how all carbon sources thatRead More »


The White Company to Reduce Emissions with Cloudfm

Lifestyle brand The White Company has appointed Cloudfm to manage its 67 sites in the UK and Ireland under aRead More »


Red Diesel in the UK: Helping Clients with the New Changes

Russel Rhodes, Business Development Manager at Adler and Allan, considers the operating consequences for facilities managers of legislation limiting theRead More »


Facilities Managers: Sustainability is your job too

Cormac Crossan, Commercial Real Estate Business Development Director at Schneider Electric UK&I, on why sustainability is a function of facilitiesRead More »


Cloudfm Welcomes UK Net Zero Report

Cloudfm has welcomed a House of Commons Environment Audit Committee (EAC) report that calls for whole-life carbon assessments of largerRead More »

Net Zero

Schneider Electric and RIB back Industry-leading Carbon Calculator Technology

Schneider Electric- and RIB have partnered with Building Transparency, a non-profit organization that has developed a free and open accessRead More »

fire safety

Make Do and Mend: Supporting the Environmental Argument Against Demolition

Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on calls from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) forRead More »


Johnson Controls Inaugurates OpenBlue Innovation Centre at Global HQ in Cork

Johnson Controls has opened an OpenBlue Innovation Centre in its global headquarter’s building at One Albert Quay in Cork, IrelandRead More »

Net Zero

Mayoral Summit to Discuss Decarbonisation in the British Isles

SSE Energy Solutions supported by Green TV will host a Mayors’ Leadership Group from 7th to 8th June with participantsRead More »


Johnson Controls Acquisition of Asset Plus

Johnson Controls has acquired Asset Plus, a specialist provider of energy reduction and zero-carbon measures for the UK public sector.Read More »


Quorn and Sodexo Launch Novel Carbon Neutral Contract Catering Solution

Meat free brand Quorn has joined forces with leading food services provider, Sodexo, to begin the global roll out ofRead More »

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